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earnest
sincere; serious
Legolas stared back at Lord Elrond earnestly waiting for the answer.
earthy
realistic; coarse
oh, ever vernal endless landscapes in the soul; in ye, --though long parched by the dead drought of the earthy life, --in ye, men yet may roll, like young horses in new morning clover; and for some few fleeting moments, feel the cool dew of the life immortal on them.
ebb
to slowly decrease
Aragorn waited as the pain on his shoulder ebbed slowly.
ebullient
enthusiastic
His ebullient spirits were always on tap to spill over on the slightest provocation, and, as he was afterwards to demonstrate, he could weary a puppy with play.
eccentric
odd; out of the ordinary
Nietzsche practically tells us here that it is not he who intentionally wears eccentric clothes or does eccentric things who is truly the individualist.
ecclesiastical
pertaining to the church
During the Revolution Age, anything ecclesiastical things were destroyed by the Communist party.
echelon
rank of authority; level of power
There are many echelons in the military.
éclat
brilliance; fame
Those who deserve éclat are those who don't seek it.
eclectic
selecting; choosing from various sources
Penny had an eclectic taste in music
eclipse
to overshadow; to outshine
Hyden's name remained in eclipse for many years after his death.
ecology
study of the environment
The naturalist took an ecology class when he was in high school.
ecstatic
extremely happy
Eldarion was ecstatic after his trip with Elladan and Elrohir.
edifice
structure; building
The ruined edifice on the hill is now occupied by orcs dressed in swimming suits.
edify
to improve someone morally; to instruct
The teacher edified the little boy that he should not copy other people's homework
educe
to draw or bring out
Aragorn educed Legolas's memories when he touched Legolas.
eerie
weird; mysterious
The Orthanc tower had an eerie air about it.
efface
to erase; to wipe out
Only time alone will be enough to efface the painful memories, and sometimes, even that is not enough.
effectual
effective; adequate
The elves needed to take effectual actions about the events in Strayton.
effeminate
unmanly; womanly; soft and weak
Legolas told Aragorn that he shot the bow in an effeminate manner.
effervescent
bubbly; spirited
Eldarion has an effervescent personality.
effete
worn-out; barren
Estel was effete after the long travel.
efficacy
power to produce an effect
Like most savages they are firm believers in dreams, and in the power and efficacy of charms and amulets, or medicines as they term them.
effigy
a likeness; an image
The effigy of king Henry IV was the only statue that was not torn down during the French Revolution
efflorescent
blossoming; flowering
Rivendell looks beautiful during the efflorescent season.
effluent
flowing out
The effluent river flew into the sea.
effrontery
shameful boldness
The dwarfs can be quite effrontery sometimes.
effulgent
shining forth brilliantly; radiant
The light from Gandalf's stuff was effulgent.
effusion
a pouring out; an uncontrolled display to emotion
He thanked me with effusion, and said that putting the thing in this form removed every objection.
egalitarian
pertaining to belief in the equality of all men
The communist party at first proclaimed egalitarian.
ego
a feeling of self-importance
The elves usually had a very large ego.
egotism
selfishness; boasting about oneself
The man from the West, his egotism enlarged by success, was beginning to outline the history of his career.
egregious
remarkably bad; outrageous
Legolas was egregiously bad at lying before he met Aragorn.
egress
exit
When Aragorn finally egressed out of the Council Chamber, he looked very tired.